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    Back to Khmer Empire (Cambodia)

    If you love history, you must visit Khmer Empire, the predecessor state to modern Cambodia. Its civilization began from 9th to 15th centuries and Angkor was abandoned in 1431 as it was indefensible. The capital was moved to Phnom Penh area. You are like an archaeologist during the trip to explore the ruins of the kingdom and temples. Below are the key temples built in a chronological order: Bakong (Late 9th century) Banteay Srei (2nd half of 10th century) Preah Vihear (Late 9th to mid-12th centuries) Angkor Wat (Early 12th century with later additions) Bayon (Late 12th to mid-13th centuries) Preah Pithu U (13th century) Before our trip to Siem…